Speaking with experts across all industries to unearth food & ag's interconnectedness and exploring the path ahead
Digging in with FFA's Emily Hoyt
In this week's podcast, we're talking with Missouri State FFA Secretary Hoyt about her involvement in the Future Farmers of America's program and her passion to educate young children about our food system. Check it out!READ MORE
Soil Science with FFA's Elszy
Listen in as we talk with Brennan about his involvement in the Future Farmers of America program and his award-winning research on plant and soil sciences.
Soil and Crop ManagementREAD MORE
Digging into GMOs: Mintel's Megan Stanton
Dirt to Dinner talked with Megan Stanton of Mintel's Food & Drink division to hear why consumer perceptions on GMOs are changing.
Food Regulations & PolicyREAD MORE
A new take on the old shell game
Grab a handful of dry roasted peanuts and join Dirt to Dinner’s Digging In for a conversation with Richard Owen, President & CEO of the American Peanut Council.
Food Production, Food SecurityREAD MORE
New England Farm Connects Soil to Health
Steve McMenamin, manager of Versailles Farms in Connecticut, operates at the forefront of regenerative agriculture. His farm's mission? To grow food for the community with an emphasis on nutrient density, flavor, and good digestion.
Soil and Crop ManagementREAD MORE
Digging In: Droughts Drive Smart Water Use
We talk with Iowa farmer Curt Mether and Farm Journal’s Nate Birt on how recurrent droughts have driven renewed attention to smart water use and how these farmers carefully prepare.
Climate Change, Soil and Crop ManagementREAD MORE
Digging In: Mark McCall, iSelectFund
Lucy talks with Mark McCall, Managing Director at iSelectFund, a venture capital fund that creates strategic partnerships to transform our global food system for a growing population, all while improving human health. No small feat, indeed.
Food TechnologyREAD MORE
Bobo's Global Balancing Act at TNC
We're talking with Jack Bobo, TNC's Food & Water Policy Director, who works with global food producers and conservation organizations to find solutions for mutual growth. Listen in to hear how small changes can have rippling global effects.
Food Regulations & Policy, Food SecurityREAD MORE
Newtrient's Carbon Quest
This Digging In episode explores finding a sustainable way to provide all the food we need and while protecting our environment. Listen in as Newtrient's founders provide an upbeat overview of the ag world’s efforts to combat climate change.READ MORE
Digging In with Dr. Michael Swanson
Noticed some dramatic increases with your food budget? Same here. So D2D talked with Dr. Michael Swanson, Chief Ag Economist at Wells Fargo, to look beyond the bill at the checkout counter to see the bigger picture of our food system right now.READ MORE
Digging in with Dr. Ray Goldberg
We're excited to speak with Dr. Goldberg, who has spent 72 years of his career thinking about the global food system. Having graduated from Harvard right after WWII, the 'father of agribusiness' has seen everything from the 1970s grain deal to the 2008 commodity crisis to the Russian invasion of today.READ MORE
Meet D2D's Lucy Stitzer
Lucy believes an educated and curious food consumer can transform the global agricultural system. She is determined to make evidence-based food research and information accessible to consumers so they can make the best choices for themselves and their families.READ MORE
Meet D2D's Hillary Kaufman
As a team member, Hillary manages the D2D website and makes sure readers have a great experience navigating all our content across our varied subjects, media experiences, and platforms.READ MORE
Meet D2D's Hayley Philip
Hayley joined D2D in 2018 as Marketing Director. Hayley’s interest in food, farming, and agriculture began at a young age. But it wasn’t until a few years ago when she was trying to make healthier meals for her family that she realized the enormous challenge people faced in getting actual facts about our food and food system.READ MORE
Meet D2D's Garland West
Garland, D2D's self-proclaimed in-house policy wonk, has spent four decades immersed in the complex world of food and agriculture, as both a profession and a personal passion. Garland applies that experience and curiosity in all things food-related to address our modern global food system, sustainability, and other timely topics.READ MORE
Introducing D2D's "Digging in" podcast!
Join us as we talk with everyone in the food system, from farmers to scientists and nutritionists, to discuss important issues in their field. And we’ll connect the dots along the way by asking how these experts see the food industry working together to provide safe, nutritious food for all.READ MORE
Digging in: Jim Wiesemeyer, Ag Policy Analyst
For this week's podcast, we speak with Jim Wiesemeyer, D.C. Ag Policy Analyst. His experience reporting on our global food system provides insight on the situation in Ukraine, and what it means for U.S. farmers and consumers.READ MORE